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Author(s):The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)
Title:Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Organization:The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)
Short Description:This literature review from The Institute for College Access and Success explores the questions of how and when students and families learn about college costs and financial aid, and how the timing and substance of that information may impact college-going behavior.
Annotation:This literature review from The Institute for College Access and Success explores the questions of how and when students and families learn about college costs and financial aid, and how the timing and substance of that information may impact college-going behavior. It claims that financial aid is most effective when students and their families learn about it early enough to make the right choices about high school planning, family earnings and savings, and college planning.
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College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
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Top 10 tips for college admissions and financial aid
SoMD CAN Curriculum Guides
Financial aid letter.com
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
College guide for students with disabilities
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Student loan forgiveness programs
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Costs, prices, and affordability
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill education benefits
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
College Compass
Taxing matters
FinAid! financial aid website
The Education Network college planning site
E-Guidance counselor college planning site
Saving for College Website
Turning college and career planning into family communication
Scholarship Help
ACT financial aid need estimator
General financial aid resources
Federal financial aid
Talbot's student planning book
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
College Board Calculators
Financial aid for Native American students
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Project on student debt.org
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
College access: From the inside out
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Preparing students for success in college
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Financial aid resources
Categorical financial aid resources
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
First generation college students: A literature review
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Lumina Foundation focus
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Education Planner
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
College Prep 101
College Board online college planning resources
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
How America pays for college 2012
GraduateTutor.com: Your scholarship directory
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
National and regional accreditation information
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process